The aim of the competition is to reward an individual who

  • committed to learning Welsh
  • takes pride in his/her Welshness
  • to be able to hold a conversation in Welsh

Who can compete?
The competition is open to any learner between 19-25 years old, who is a member of the Urdd. A definition of 'learner' can be found in the Learners' General Rules, page 8 of the Syllabus. An individual who has come to the Welsh language through an immersion system is welcome to compete, but have been in Welsh-medium education for less than four years.

How to compete?
All competitors will be required to answer the following questions in a video presentation (no longer than 2 minutes) and in writing on the competition form:

1. A sentence introducing yourself
2. Does anyone in your family speak Welsh?
3. Reason for learning Welsh
4. How did you learn Welsh?
5. The effect learning Welsh has had on the life of the competitor and the use he/she makes
of the language.
6. Hopes for the future

An application form can be found below. 


The form and video must be submitted by 27 April to Adran yr Eisteddfod, Gwersyll yr Urdd, Glan-llyn, Llanuwchllyn, Y Bala, Gwynedd. LL23 7ST or by following the instructions.


The preliminary round will be held  (Date to be confirmed) where various tasks will be set by the Adjudicators to prove the ability of the competitor to communicate through the medium of Welsh.


The preliminary rounds and final will be held at the National Urdd Eisteddfod on Tuesday, 31 May 2022 before deciding who will be worthy of the Learners Medal Competition in 2022.

Good luck!

Learners Medal Application Form